Compare 38 countries on measures of primary care electronic medical record use, health information exchange, telehealth, and patient online services.
Source: Zelmer J, Ronchi E, Hypponen H, Lupianez-Villanueva F, Codagnone C, Nohr C, Huebner U, Fazzalari A, Adler-Milstein J on behalf of the OECD Health ICT Benchmarking Pilot Group. (2016). International Health IT Benchmarking: Learning from Cross-Country Comparisons, JAMIA. doi:10.1093/jamia/ocw111
Health expenditures across Canada
Inflation-adjusted health expenditures per capita have risen across the country since 1975, but there are variations in the trend by province/territory.
Source: National Health Expenditures Database, CIHI
How health and social sector employment, as well as licensed nurses and physicians, vary across OECD countries.
Source: OECD Health Data
WHAT USERS THINK OF iEHRs
What user surveys tell us about iEHR users' views of the impact of these solutions
Source: Tharmaligam S, Hagens S, Zelmer J. (2016). The Value of Connected Health Information: Perceptions of Electronic Health Record Users in Canada, BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 16:93.
Wait times, understanding, and other comparisons for patients in British Columbia who do and do not view lab test results online
Source: Mák G, Smith Fowler H, Leaver C, Hagens S, Zelmer J. (2015). The Effects of Web-Based Patient Access to Laboratory Results in British Columbia: A Patient Survey on Comprehension and Anxiety, J Med Internet Res, 17(8):e191. http://jmir.org/2015/8/e191/
Jobs in Health & Social Care
Canada's healthcare & social assistance employment grew by 25,000 in March 2016, +3.4% year-over-year
Source: March 2016 Labour Force Survey, Statistics Canada, http://statcan.gc.ca/daily-quotidien/160408/t002a-eng.htm